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Operational Performance Systems Upfit Solutions

By Brad Brewer

OPS Inc. specializes in crossover/SUV, truck and cab enclosures for police operations and has facilities in the U.S. and Canada. Upfitting a Ford PI Utility, Chevy Tahoe or Dodge Durango? Check them out.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jan/Feb 2014)
 

NHP and CHP Cooperative Upfitting

By John Bellah, Powell, Charles

The CHP had a freeze on enforcement vehicle purchases, and their legendary upfitting facility would soon be idled. The NHP was looking for a single standardized way to upfit their Ford PI Utility. Having the CHP build the first order of NHP vehicles would help the CHP retool for their coming PI Utility and provide the NHP with state-wide identical vehicles. This is an example of excellent interagency cooperation.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jan/Feb 2014)
 

Ford-Havis-LAPD Embedded Screen

By John Bellah

The technology and upfitting buzz of the season is the joint effort between the LAPD, Ford, Havis and Lectronix for an in-dash mounted screen in the two Ford Police Interceptors. This concept touchscreen is LAPD’s vision of the future police vehicle, the next step forward in police interiors and upfitting.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jan/Feb 2014)
 

Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel

By Police Fleet Manager Staff

Green initiatives or green mandates, meaning 1) use less gasoline and 2) do not increase total ownership costs, are becoming more common. That said, the Chevy Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel is definitely worth a closer look as an admin vehicle.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jan/Feb 2014)
 

New from General Motors

By Police Fleet Manager Staff

The big news from General Motors is the all-new Tahoe…and the mid-year release of a pursuit-rated 4x4 version. The new EcoTec3 engines produce more power and torque and get better fuel economy. For the “green” admin fleet, a CNG Bi-fuel Impala is on the way.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jan/Feb 2014)
 

Carol Stream Justifies V8

By Police Fleet Manager Staff

The Carol Stream Police went about their evaluation of the replacement for the Ford CVPI like many departments. However, they took this a step further than most departments by factoring the residual value into their overall assessment. And they got a V8 that paid for itself over a V6.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Mar/Apr 2014)
 

Preview: Police Fleet Expo - WEST

 

Preview: Police Fleet Expo - WEST in Kansas City, MO, April 29-May 2, 2014

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Apr 2014)
 

Ford-Havis-LAPD Embedded Screen

By John Bellah

The technology and upfitting buzz of the season is the joint effort between the LAPD, Ford, Havis and Lectronix for an in-dash mounted screen in the two Ford Police Interceptors. This concept touchscreen is LAPD’s vision of the future police vehicle, the next step forward in police interiors and upfitting.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Apr 2014)
 

Police Vehicle Ergonomics & Upfit Safety

By Brad Brewer

We can’t upfit today’s cars like we did the CVPI. The overall space is obviously smaller, and there are many more airbags. Everything we add to the vehicle has an officer crash-safety and officer ergonomic-health concern.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager May/Jun 2014)
 

Advanced Technology Presents Maintenance Challenges

By Belluomo, Michael

Direct Injection engines have both valuable gains and unique sensitivities; they can be well-maintained by understanding a few important points. Number one is that quality in delivers quality out. From engine oils, to fuels, all play a key role in keeping these engines operating at peak performance.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager May/Jun 2014)
 
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